look where we are.
It's time for another count-up.
It's the three hundredth book post.
And we haven't even gotten through
two whole bookshelves yet.
If you were worrying about how long
this blog could keep going,
you need not worry any more.
It seems I will be
judging books by their covers
many years to come.
at least for as long as
I have Internet access.
With that in mind,
let's start counting.
Is not really a book.
It's a series of prints.
It's also too big for the scanner.
That's why we only have part of the image.
If I ever have kids
I am going to wallpaper a closet
that has M.C. Escher's stairs picture
(you know, the one that's all discombobulated)
And that will be my
See if those kids ever misbehave again.
now that I've shared this,
I'll probably never be allowed to have kids.)
Like Book 296,
Book 297 is also not really a book.
And it's also too big for the scanner.
It's a collection of
I love Mr. Gorey's work.
my older sister,
and I want to have an
We already have the invites designed.
They're around somewhere.
the third shelf of the second bookcase.
Want to know something I like to do sometimes?
I like to imagine the author's name
and the book title
This book is actually called
And it was written by a
Mr. Pop Goes the (or "da," if you're writing his name in Italian) Weasel.
Here Mr. Da Weasel has branched out
from his normal genre,
annoying children's lyrics,
into what looks to be
boring real estate drama.
I'm not a big fan of cover art that makes you guess.
Which first deadly sin
are we talking about here exactly?
The one that says
never make a hammer head
that looks like a lobster's claw?
Or is it the one that says
don't keep rose petals in your wallet
because they'll get stuck to your I.D. cards?
Please be more specific!
Inquiring minds and all that!
Is about Japanese grammar.